Autoflight Aviation from China is selling hybrid VTOL electric cargo drones

I know this is starting to look like we are turning into an electric aviation magazine, but…electric aircraft are on the cutting edge of new

Pyka moves up from E-drones to Airplanes

Pyka Started with un-manned electric drones that can perform crop-dusting duties, and now they are moving up to small passenger and cargo aircraft. Pyka is

DHL buys 12 Eviation E-Planes for Cargo

Back in January of 2020, we wrote about all of the new prototype electric aircraft that were being tested (to see that article, click here)

Kevin’s Suzuki DR650, QS motor with 5-speed gearbox!

Kevin lives in a very hilly part of Georgia, and he just completed this conversion of a Suzuki DR650 from gas to electric. That by

12 Ebikes that use a hubmotor as a non-hub

A direct drive hubmotor is affordable, simple, and robust. However, they turn at the same low speed as the drive-wheel. Electric motors perform best at

Agnius’ DIY longtail cargobike, from Lithuania

Agnius is from Lithuania, and he is best known for developing the N.E.S.E. battery pack building system. He recently build a longtail cargobike frame from

Denzel making an integrated motor with 4-speed gearbox.

Back in March of 2017, we wrote about Denzel, and they were retailing electric bikes that are made by the Eastgem company in China. You

Adam’s Black Panther, with BBSHD Ludicrous V2, 3-speed, and Gates drive

So this is a multi-part build report on my latest ebike project. I’ll start with a quick history, hit on the highlights of the build

Building a safe high-amp battery pack from flat pouch cells

The methods used to build a battery pack from cylindrical cells are fairly well known, but pouch cells don’t seem to have a decent article

Zero Motorcycles, history and tech

The story begins with one guy, Neal Saiki (SY-kee). He is an engineer who worked for NASA for a while, which shows that he is

Historic “Deathbike” stolen in Oregon, $1500 reward for return

The title says it all. Luna Cycle has their main facility in Southern California, and they now have a second facility in Bend, Oregon. The

Propel Ebikes in New York, David takes on Goliath

There’s been a struggle simmering in the background concerning the laws that affect ebikes, but here’s one story with some good news. For a variety

Converting Off-Road Motorcycles to Electric with a QS motor

This last year I’ve seen a boom in motorcycle conversions to electric drives, and after scanning the components used, it looks like the Quan Shun

The Nobe 100GT 3-wheeled EV

I’m fascinated by innovative vehicles, and 3-wheelers have been around for a long time, popping up here and there. They never seem to take off

Buying a frame that accepts the Bafang Ultra Max Mid-Drive Motor, and 3 builds

Back in April of 2019, we wrote about an electric fatbike where the owner wanted the new powerful Bafang Ultra Max G510 drive, but…the few

Converting a vintage Vespa to Electric

I’ve always liked the style of vintage vehicles, and there is a growing trend of converting old gassers to an electric drivetrain. Jim in Virginia